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Select the adventure style or destination that you'd like to experience and then put a cross next to the dates that work for you. The Finder will (almost) instantly show you what matches on the schedule, and from there you're just steps away from booking your next adventure!

AR19-01 Traditional Taster Weekend

AR19-01 Traditional Taster Weekend
The first trip of the year; a spring weekend spent exploring the bustling harbours and quiet anchorages of our home waters.
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Join:
12 April 2019, 1900hrs, Beaulieu
Leave:
14 April 2019, 1700hrs, Beaulieu
Duration:
2 days
Price:
£295 per person
Status:
Available

AR19-02 Escape Easter Taster Cruise

AR19-02 Escape Easter Taster Cruise
Get away from the Easter madness at home with peaceful long weekend cruise from our base on the lovely Beaulieu River.
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Join:
18 April 2019, 1900hrs, Beaulieu
Leave:
22 April 2019, 1700hrs, Beaulieu
Duration:
4 days
Price:
£495 per person
Status:
Available

AR19-03 Traditional Taster Weekend

AR19-03 Traditional Taster Weekend
Get away from it all with a spring weekend on the Amelie Rose - exploring the bustling waters and havens of the Solent.
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Join:
26 April 2019, 1900hrs, Beaulieu
Leave:
28 April 2019, 1700hrs, Beaulieu
Duration:
2 days
Price:
£295 per person
Status:
Full

AR19-04 Solent RYA Training Course

AR19-04 Solent RYA Training Course
Improve your sailing skills with the best known sailing syllabus in the world aboard the prettiest school-boat in the Solent
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Join:
4 May 2019, 1900hrs, Beaulieu
Leave:
10 May 2019, 1700hrs, Beaulieu
Duration:
6 days
Price:
£695 per person
Status:
Available

AR19-05 Solent-Falmouth Milebuilder

AR19-05 Solent-Falmouth Milebuilder
A coastal voyage from the Solent along the beautiful Jurassic Coastline to Falmouth Harbour in the heart of Cornwall
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Join:
12 May 2019, 1900hrs, Beaulieu
Leave:
18 May 2019, 1100hrs, Falmouth
Duration:
6 days
Price:
£495 per person
Status:
Available

AR19-06 St Mawes Pilot Cutter Review

AR19-06 St Mawes Pilot Cutter Review
Our favourite annual event - the pilot cutter tribe assemble in Cornwall for a long weekend of racing and shore-side fun.
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Join:
22 May 2019, 1600hrs, St Mawes
Leave:
27 May 2019, 1100hrs, St Mawes
Duration:
5 days
Price:
£695 per person
Status:
Available

AR19-07 Isles of Scilly Summer Cruise

AR19-07 Isles of Scilly Summer Cruise
Sail West from Falmouth to the Isles of Scilly - clear blue waters & white sandy beaches abound in this sun-kissed haven.
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Join:
01 June 2019, 1900hrs, Falmouth
Leave:
08 June 2019, 1100hrs, Falmouth
Duration:
7 days
Price:
£795 per person
Status:
Available

AR19-08 Cornwall-Guernsey Milebuilder

AR19-08 Cornwall-Guernsey Milebuilder
Head beyond sight of land as we cross the Channel from Falmouth in Cornwall to St Peter Port in the Channel Islands.
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Join:
13 June 2019, 1900hrs, Falmouth
Leave:
16 June 2019, 1600hrs, St Peter Port
Duration:
3 days
Price:
£195 per person
Status:
Available

AR19-10 Guernsey to Falmouth Milebuilder

AR19-10 Guernsey to Falmouth Milebuilder
Head beyond sight of land as we cross the Channel from St Peter Port in the Channel Islands to Falmouth in Cornwall.
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Join:
28 June 2019, 2000hrs, St Peter Port
Leave:
01 July 2019, 1700hrs, Falmouth
Duration:
3 days
Price:
£195 per person
Status:
Available

AR19-11 Isles of Scilly Summer Cruise

AR19-11 Isles of Scilly Summer Cruise
Sail West from Falmouth to the Isles of Scilly - clear blue waters & white sandy beaches abound in this sun-kissed haven.
Find out more >
Join:
06 July 2019, 1900hrs, Falmouth
Leave:
13 July 2019, 1100hrs, Falmouth
Duration:
7 days
Price:
£795 per person
Status:
Available

AR19-12 Isles of Scilly Summer Cruise

AR19-12 Isles of Scilly Summer Cruise
Sail West from Falmouth to the Isles of Scilly - clear blue waters & white sandy beaches abound in this sun-kissed haven.
Find out more >
Join:
14 July 2019, 1900hrs, Falmouth
Leave:
21 July 2019, 1100hrs, Falmouth
Duration:
7 days
Price:
£795 per person
Status:
Nearly Full

AR19-14 Paimpol Sea-Shanty Festival

AR19-14 Paimpol Sea-Shanty Festival
The Goldilocks of the Fantastic Breton boat festivals; it's not too big, it's not too small - it'll be the highlight of the year!
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Join:
28 July 2019, 1900hrs, Falmouth
Leave:
10 August 2019, 1700hrs, Beaulieu
Duration:
13 days
Price:
£1,395 per person
Status:
Full

AR19-15 Traditional Taster Weekend

AR19-15 Traditional Taster Weekend
Get away from it all with a summer weekend on the Amelie Rose - exploring the bustling waters and havens of the Solent.
Find out more >
Join:
16 August 2019, 1900hrs, Beaulieu
Leave:
18 August 2019, 1700hrs, Beaulieu
Duration:
2 days
Price:
£295 per person
Status:
Available

AR19-16 Bank Holiday Traditional Taster

AR19-16 Bank Holiday Traditional Taster
Get away from it all with a long summer weekend on the Amelie Rose - exploring the bustling waters & havens of the Solent.
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Join:
23 August 2019, 1900hrs, Beaulieu
Leave:
26 August 2019, 1700hrs, Beaulieu
Duration:
3 days
Price:
£395 per person
Status:
Available

AR19-18 Solent RYA Training Course

AR19-18 Solent RYA Training Course
Improve your sailing skills with the best known sailing syllabus in the world aboard the prettiest school-boat in the Solent
Find out more >
Join:
07 September 2019, 1900hrs, Beaulieu
Leave:
13 September 2019, 1700hrs, Beaulieu
Duration:
6 days
Price:
£695 per person
Status:
Available

AR19-19 Solent to Falmouth Milebuilder

AR19-19 Solent to Falmouth Milebuilder
A coastal voyage from the Solent along the beautiful Jurassic Coastline to Falmouth Harbour in the heart of Cornwall
Find out more >
Join:
22 SSeptember 2019, 1900hrs, Beaulieu
Leave:
26 September 2019, 1700hrs, Falmouth
Duration:
4 days
Price:
£295 per person
Status:
Available

AR19-20 The Launch of the Pellew

AR19-20 The Launch of the Pellew
Sail in company with the Agnes and attend the launch of the largest new Pilot Cutter in 100 years! Once in a lifetime stuff.
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Join:
26 September 2019, 1900hrs, Falmouth
Leave:
30 September 2019, 1100hrs, Falmouth
Duration:
4 days
Price:
£595 per person
Status:
Full

AR19-21 Falmouth to Solent Milebuilder

AR19-21 Falmouth to Solent Milebuilder
A coastal voyage from the heart of Cornwall along the beautiful Jurassic Coastline to the Beaulieu River in the Solent
Find out more >
Join:
30 September 2019, 1900hrs, Falmouth
Leave:
04 October 2019, 1700hrs, Beaulieu
Duration:
4 days
Price:
£295 per person
Status:
Available

AR19-22 The whole Pellew Shebang!

AR19-22 The whole Pellew Shebang!
Two coastal cruises and the launch of the biggest new pilot cutter in a 100 years - literally a once in a lifetime adventure!
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Join:
22 September 2019, 1900hrs, Beaulieu
Leave:
04 October 2019, 1700hrs, Beaulieu
Duration:
12 days
Price:
£895 per person
Status:
Full

Sail

There are many ways to enjoy an adventure aboard the Amelie Rose; join us for a Traditional Taster Weekend, set sail on a longer Adventure Cruise, be part of the action at a Festival or Special Event or polish your sailing skills on an RYA Course or Milebuilder Voyage

Learn

From belaying pins to topmasts, bowsprits to gun-tackles; traditional boats are awash with terms unfamiliar to the modern sailor.

Learn gaff rig sailing skills on any of our adventures, or join us for an RYA Course to experience the world’s best known sailing syllabus on the prettiest school boat in the Solent

Enjoy

No sailing experience is required and you can come on your own or share the adventure with friends, We have trips ranging in length from two days to a fortnight and you can even book the whole boat for a very special custom celebration.

Topsail Adventures - Home of Pilot Cutter Amelie Rose

We provide hands on adventure holidays and sail training aboard the Amelie Rose, (star of ITV’s Hungry Sailors).

Since 2009 we’ve been sailing around the English Channel from the Solent to the Isles of Scilly, Channel Islands and Brittany introducing guest crews and RYA trainees to our wonderful world…

Pilot Cutter Amelie Rose

Launched in 2009, Pilot Cutter Amelie Rose is a replica 19th Century Isles of Scilly Pilot Cutter.

Commissioned by us in 2006 she is custom designed for charter work and was built in Cornwall by Luke Powell of Working Sail.

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Featured Adventures

AR19-01 Traditional Taster Weekend

AR19-01 Traditional Taster Weekend
The first trip of the year; a spring weekend spent exploring the bustling harbours and quiet anchorages of our home waters.
Find out more >
Join:
12 April 2019, 1900hrs, Beaulieu
Leave:
14 April 2019, 1700hrs, Beaulieu
Duration:
2 days
Price:
£295 per person
Status:
Available

AR19-06 St Mawes Pilot Cutter Review

AR19-06 St Mawes Pilot Cutter Review
Our favourite annual event - the pilot cutter tribe assemble in Cornwall for a long weekend of racing and shore-side fun.
Find out more >
Join:
22 May 2019, 1600hrs, St Mawes
Leave:
27 May 2019, 1100hrs, St Mawes
Duration:
5 days
Price:
£695 per person
Status:
Available

AR19-07 Isles of Scilly Summer Cruise

AR19-07 Isles of Scilly Summer Cruise
Sail West from Falmouth to the Isles of Scilly - clear blue waters & white sandy beaches abound in this sun-kissed haven.
Find out more >
Join:
01 June 2019, 1900hrs, Falmouth
Leave:
08 June 2019, 1100hrs, Falmouth
Duration:
7 days
Price:
£795 per person
Status:
Available

AR19-01 Traditional Taster Weekend

AR19-01 Traditional Taster Weekend
The first trip of the year; a spring weekend spent exploring the bustling harbours and quiet anchorages of our home waters.
Find out more >
Join:
12 April 2019, 1900hrs, Beaulieu
Leave:
14 April 2019, 1700hrs, Beaulieu
Duration:
2 days
Price:
£295 per person
Status:
Available

AR19-06 St Mawes Pilot Cutter Review

AR19-06 St Mawes Pilot Cutter Review
Our favourite annual event - the pilot cutter tribe assemble in Cornwall for a long weekend of racing and shore-side fun.
Find out more >
Join:
22 May 2019, 1600hrs, St Mawes
Leave:
27 May 2019, 1100hrs, St Mawes
Duration:
5 days
Price:
£695 per person
Status:
Available

Special Offers

Discounted Adventures

Discounted Adventures
All of our currently discounted adventures on one handy page - a one stop shop for thrifty traditional sailing adventurers! Read More

Referral Bonus Scheme

Referral Bonus Scheme
Refer your friends to Topsail Adventures and get money off your next trip - they have a great time and so does your wallet! Read More

Standby Specials Club

Standby Specials Club
Want to come sailing on the Amelie Rose but don't quite have enough pennies saved? Join our Standby Specials Club! Read More

Discounted Adventures

Discounted Adventures
All of our currently discounted adventures on one handy page - a one stop shop for thrifty traditional sailing adventurers! Read More

Referral Bonus Scheme

Referral Bonus Scheme
Refer your friends to Topsail Adventures and get money off your next trip - they have a great time and so does your wallet! Read More

Recent Articles from the "Topsail Tattler"

All our latest news and stories; from the skipper’s rants to new trips and special offers. Everything that’s happening in the world of Pilot Cutter Amelie Rose

7th February 2019

After a month of crazy hard work and an all nighter last night loading content - we've finally launched our brand new website!

18th October 2018

The Paimpol "Festival du Chant de Marin" (sea shanty festival) is probably our favourite of the Breton festivals, indeed Nick has been on French telly pronouncing it to be the Goldilocks of them all. It's not too big (Brest can be daunting) and not too small (Entre Terre et Mer in Morlaix didn't really have enough to keep the crew occupied), but like baby bear’s porridge, it’s just right!

18th October 2018

As mentioned elsewhere, the Isles of Scilly hold an enduring fascination for us and one of the highpoints of 2018 was surely that we got to spend a whole fortnight buzzing about them on our Clean Seas Odyssey. Over the years we’ve experienced Scilly in all kinds of weather, with the wind coming from most points of the compass and this, plus help from our friends and our trusty Pilot Book, have given us quite a repertoire of anchorages and havens to hole up in. In no particular order here’s ten of our favourites.

18th October 2018

Twenty nineteen is going to be a big year for Amelie Rose. On April 24th it will be exactly 10 years to the day since her keel touched the water for the very first time. Ten years of adventures, ten years of making new friends and meeting them again and again, ten years in which the best part of 20,000 miles have passed under her keel.

11th October 2018

The Clean Seas Odyssey Project was a wonderful sabbatical from our usual training and adventure fare but we missed the opportunity to share our world with more of you wonderful folks and Amelie Rose is a working boat at heart so it’s time to get back to doing what we do best. Read on to find out what we have planned for 2019!

10th October 2018

It’s over 12 years since I first met Luke Powell on the deck of his boat Agnes. Since that fateful day he has built me the Amelie Rose and still we’ve become good friends. All that time he has harboured an ambition to build a big boat, a boat that would show off the pinnacle of what Pilot Cutters were capable of being. The Pellew is that boat and it turns out that she’s more than just a behemoth.

9th October 2018

What a year. It started with one massively tall order; “to make a difference to the problem of plastic pollution entering our seas”, and nothing but the boat and some vague ideas to work with. So how did it end? Were we successful? Read on to find out more!

10th March 2018

If you are plugged into our Social Media feeds then you will already know that we've decided to put the business on hold this year in order to run a project doing something about the plastic pollution that is choking our coasts and seas. To find out why we're doing this, to discover how you can come sailing with us and what else you can do to help read on.

2nd February 2017

Ah, the Isles of Scilly – if you’ve been, you’ll know why it is that you want to go back. If you haven’t been, what are you waiting for?! Seriously, although we go out there 2 or 3 times a year I always look forward to going back. Here’re a few of the reasons why…

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Phone: +44 (0)800 773 4264

Email: ahoy@topsail-adventures.co.uk

Post: Amelie Rose, Harbour Office, Bucklers Hard Yacht Harbour, Beaulieu, Hampshire, UK. SO42 7XB.

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